Blackburn Rovers fans elated Leighton Clarkson is loaned from Liverpool
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Blackburn Rovers fans elated Leighton Clarkson is loaned from Liverpool

The Liverpool academy is bursting at the seams with talent. The Reds have nurtured a number of top stars over the years with Trent Alexander-Arnold the current poster boy for the Reds’ youth setup. One of our most exciting recruits is heading out on loan. Some Blackburn Rovers fans are delighted Leighton Clarkson has signed for the season.

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Liverpool academy gems

There’s plenty to be excited about in the Liverpool academy at the moment.

The Reds not only have a number of local lads shining but also some imported from elsewhere.

For instance the ‘Scouse Torres’ Layton Stewart has been scoring silly amounts of goals whilst the ‘Polish Messi’ Mateusz Musialowski already has a Liverpool Goal of the Month to his name.

In addition January signing Kaide Gordon has been shining for the first team in pre-season despite being just 16-years-old.

Blackburn Rovers sign Leighton Clarkson on loan

Liverpool’s first team isn’t the easiest to break into.

We have world class players in every position and as a result some youngsters have to go elsewhere to get crucial first team football.

The Reds have taken the decision to send one of their brightest midfielders out for the year.

Blackburn Rovers have signed Leighton Clarkson on loan from Liverpool.

The 19-year-old is a boyhood Rovers fan and has impressed players and coaches alike at Liverpool, earning himself the nickname ‘Phillip Lahm’.

Twitter reaction

Kopites have encouraged the Championship side to take care of their boy whilst plenty of Rovers fans are buzzing about the addition.

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